The Center for Special Surgery at Hawthorne

104 Lincoln Avenue

Hawthorne, NJ 07506

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Pulse Dye Laser

 

 
 
Post-Operative Information
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
DRESSING
  • A bandaid may be applied by your doctor after your procedure. 

  • You may reapply a bandaid if the treated area is bleeding, oozing or if your doctor prescribed Salicylic Acid. 

  • Cloth bandaids are preferred.  

 

 

ACTIVITY

Upon your discharge, unless otherwise instructed, you may continue your normal activities including driving.

 

 

BATHING

You may resume your normal bathing routine immediately.

 

 

DISCOMFORT
  • Use Tylenol or Advil for pain as needed.  

  • If you experience pain or stinging, you may rest your foot/feet on ice for 10 minutes at a time.

 

 

PREVENTION
  • Keep shower clean. Use antiviral cleansers such as Clorox or Lysol to prevent spreading the virus to others.

  • Please do not walk around barefoot. This may spread the virus to others as well.

 

 

COMMON QUESTIONS  

See our LASER FAQ for answers to the most commonly asked questions.

 

 

FOLLOW-UP VISIT

Please note that several treatments may be necessary. If required, your next laser treatment will be made at the Center prior to your discharge.